Bettie Waller HAIRSTON ID#259, b. 1 May 1863, d. 20 November 1892
Father*Nicholas Edward HAIRSTON b. 15 Mar 1825, d. 27 Jul 1888
Mother*Kiziah C. "Kizzie" STAPLES b. 25 Aug 1836, d. 1 Oct 1875
Birth*Bettie Waller HAIRSTON was born on 1 May 1863 in North Carolina.1 
She was the daughter of Nicholas Edward HAIRSTON and Kiziah C. "Kizzie" STAPLES
Photo*Bettie Waller HAIRSTON was photographed

about 1868. 
Census 1870*She appeared on the census of 1870 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.2

Census 1880She appeared on the 1880 census of Nicholas Edward HAIRSTON on 10 June 1880 in District 4, Lowndes County, Mississippi; N. E. Harston widower 56 born in VA, B. W. dau. 17 born in MS, G.W. son-in-law 22 born in MS, M.W. dau. 22 born in MS.3 
Court Record*1885 - Lowndes County Chancery Court Case #670 - George W. Hairston vs Bettie W. Hairston, regarding minor Kizzie S. Hairston and the estate of Kizzie C. Hairston, wife of N. E. Hairston, which included land in Crawford. - Family Search Library Film #8631089, images 587-627. 
WillIn Nicholas Edward HAIRSTON's will dated 12 June 1888 in Lowndes County, Mississippi, Bettie Waller HAIRSTON was named as an heir; Lowndes County Will Book 1, page 538. Family Search Library Film #5835939, image 395.
Death*She died on 20 November 1892 in Lowndes County, Mississippi, at age 29.4 
Burial*She was buried in Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.4


Sources (

  1. [S55] Harden Hairston Family Bible, 1750-1908. The Holy Bible containing The Old & New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues,.....J. Holbrook's Sterotype Copy., Eighth Edition, Brattleborough, (Vt.), 1817, Library of Virginia -
  2. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  3. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  4. [S17] Hairston Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi, Information and photographs gathered from personal visits.
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